Winters on it’s way

To line or not to line? That is the curtaining question.

We have posted this goodie before. With winter on it’s way we thought we would share it again, for those that missed it the first time or for those who are new to our blog.

Click on the link and take a look at this helpful post.

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Autumn is here

Autumn fabrics in stockReally? Is it that time of year? As we sit in blistering heat it’s hard for us to even think that autumn is just around the corner. It’s a time of year when the climate changes from super-hot to warm, from wet and humid to drier and slower. Our gardens will be less lush and maybe a little browner with plant-growth slowing. And we look at our beautiful gardens through our windows, so let’s revamp them with an autumn curtain treatment.

Perhaps you’d like your curtains to reflect the cooler season that’s coming, or to remind of the summer just passed. Whichever you prefer, Fabric & Textile Warehouse has the fabric for you.

This season we’re focusing on the Jacquard range. These textiles are heavier and more decorative, woven or knitted with silky threads...

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Tired couches? Recover them this weekend with an easy DIY tutorial

Reupholstering couches

Reupholster your couch

If you are looking to give your couch a refreshing new look then this tutorial is for you. The easy to follow tutorial by diydesign is ideal for first time upholsterers. This DIY is going to leave you feeling  rather chuffed with your achievements.

Cover your couch in elegant jacquards for a more sophisticated look.  Why not pick new voiles to compliment the colours and textures of your jacquard

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DIY Fabric Blinds

Fabric Blinds

DIY Fabric Blinds by Jacquelynne Steves.

Fabric blinds are a great way to cover up your windows. They are elegant and really easy to keep clean, not to mention affordable.

DIY fabric blinds are super-easy to make and don’t cost much at all. Making your own blinds means you never have to worry about finding the right fabric to match your bed linen or those gorgeous scatter cushions you have just completed. We have found this beautiful tutorial by JacquelynneSteves.

Click here to view the full tutorial.

 

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DIY Swag curtains

The windows in your house can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, making things rather challenging when it comes to fitting windows with curtains.

Scarf swags are a quick and cost effective way to cover up your windows, giving your windows an elegant timeless look.

This tutorial by Sew Easy Windows gives you a clear idea of what are involved, and step-by-step guides, to ensure your project is a success.

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Duvets, we’ve got you covered

How to make a duvet cover

How to make a duvet cover

If you’re like us, you like to shop around. So we’re sure you’ve noticed what we’ve noticed: often, bed linen can be over-priced. Why go out and spend large amounts of money on bed linen that fades in no time?

With Fabric and Textile Warehouse, spending excessive amounts of money on a beautiful bedroom is no longer something you have to worry about. With Fabric & Textile Warehouse’s massive range, and our expert help, you can be guaranteed that linen problems are a thing of the past.

This tutorial by http://www.tinysidekick.com/ is super-easy to follow and an absolute pleasure to make. Come to your nearest Fabric & Textile Warehouse outlet to choose your favourites from our fab collection, then click on the link to view the full tutorial.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

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Feel the Love

If you haven’t got anything planned yet for the one you love this Valentine’s Day, not to worry, you still have time to plan something special, something he or she will never forget.

For starters, nothing says I love you like taking the time and effort to create the perfect romantic dinner. Whether it’s a candle lit dinner, set on elegant and timeless jacquard tabling, or a picnic in your favourite spot, laid out on charming checks, Fabric and Textile Warehouse has the perfect fabric for every occasion … not to mention the expert advice to make it happen in the blink of an eye.

Wrap your special gifts in beautiful fabric to create a lasting memory – what a classy way to show your love.

Beautiful bed linen, luxurious sheeting, shimmering sheers, table runners and so much more … F...

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Giving your room a makeover is as easy as 1-2-3

If we were to tell you that it’s absolutely possible to “Extreme Makeover” an entire room with just new curtain pelmets, new curtains, brand spanking new bedding and nothing else at all, would you believe us?  Most probably not. Who are we kidding, right?

Well, believe it, because it’s true. With just the three items we’ve mentioned, you can give any room a face-lift, leaving it looking fresh and new. You don’t need to go out and spend thousands on bits and pieces to re-do your little one’s room – or even your own. New curtains, curtain pelmets and new bed linen are all you need to turn any bedroom around.

Curtain pelmets make a remarkable difference to any room, whether the room is large or small...

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Fabric rose tutorial.

With Valentines Day just around the corner, these roses would make perfect hair accessories or even table decor for a romantic dinner. This tutorial by Hectanooga1 – Crochet, Knitting, Jewelry, Crafts, Cooking is intriguing and you will find yourself wanting to do nothing but make roses.

 

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